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Crime Report: With Friends Like These Edition

In this week’s Arlington County crime report, items were stolen from a house in the Ballston area after a juvenile house sitter invited friends over.

BURGLARY, 07/22/12, 4100 block of N. 11th Place. On July 22 at 8:54 pm, a male juvenile reported several items missing from the place he was house-sitting. The juvenile had invited friends over and realized once they left that a laptop, camera and money had been taken. Police are investigating.

The rest of this week’s crime report, after the jump.

HOMICIDE, 07/24/12, 4500 block of S. 31st Street. Between 9:30 pm on July 23 and 2:33 pm on July 24, a known subject murdered his significant other before committing suicide. The investigation is ongoing.

ARMED CARJACKING, 07/18/12, 2300 block of S. Joyce Street. Between 4:20 and 4:40 am on July 18, two unknown subjects brandished a firearm and assaulted a newspaper delivery woman. The subjects then drove off in her vehicle. The victim was not harmed. The subjects are described as black males, approximately 5’9″ tall with average builds. They were wearing ski masks, sweaters and jeans at the time of the incident.

BURGLARY, 07/19/12, 300 block of N. Oxford Street. Between 8 am and 5:45 pm on July 19, an unknown subject(s) entered a residence through a back door and stole various items to include cash and power tools. There is no suspect description.

BURGLARY, 07/20/12, 3900 block of N. Wakefield Street. Between 10:30 am and 12:50 pm on July 20, an unknown subject(s) forced entry into a residence through the front door and stole numerous items of jewelry. There is no suspect(s) description.

BURGLARY, 07/22/12, 4700 block of S. Columbia Pike. Between 9 and 11:35 pm on July 22, unknown subject(s) gained access to a business by breaking the front door glass out and attempted to gain access to the safe, but were unsuccessful. There is no suspect(s) description.

BURGLARY, 07/22/12, 700 block of N. Monroe Street. Between 10 am and 7:30 pm on July 19, an unknown subject(s) entered a residence and stole a Kindle Fire. There is no suspect(s) description.

BURGLARY, 07/22/12, 5500 block of S. 7th Street. On July 22, unknown subject(s) gained entry to a locked residence and played beer pong. The subjects left the residence in disarray, then took the victims two vehicles. There is no suspect(s) description.

DESTRUCTION OF PROPERTY (SERIES), 07/23/12, 900 block of S. Monroe Street and 3600 block of S. 9th Street. Between 9:30 pm on July 22 and 6:50 am on July 23, an unknown subject(s) slashed the tires of numerous vehicles. There is no suspect(s) description.


07/21/12, VA AEK6746, 2002 Nissan Sentra, Silver, 2100 block of S. Jefferson Davis Highway
07/22/12, VA XBH-1046 (tags only)
07/24/12, 2009 BMW 650i, Black (no tags, dealership lot), 3100 block of Jefferson Davis highway

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